Reminder: Isaac Holeman will be speaking at the UW mHealth Global Group in 238 HUB this Friday at 12p.
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 4:27 PM, Trevor Perrier <tperr...@cs.washington.edu> wrote: > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Stephanie Edlund-Cho <se...@uw.edu> > Date: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 2:24 PM > Subject: mHealth UW Global Group presents Isaac Holeman of Medic Mobile - > Friday, Dec 8th > To: "globalwach_n...@uw.edu" <globalwach_n...@uw.edu>, "mhealt...@uw.edu" > <mhealt...@uw.edu>, "global_wach_certific...@uw.edu" < > global_wach_certific...@uw.edu> > > > *The** UW mHealth Global Group *invites you to an engaging presentation > by Isaac Holeman, co-founder of Medic Mobile. > > > *DESIGNING HUMAN-CENTERED BENEFICIARY FEEDBACK SYSTEMS FOR COMMUNITY > HEALTH: **TECHNICAL, IMPLEMENTATION, AND ETHICAL CHALLENGE* > > > > *Friday, December 8th, 2017 * > > *11am – 12:30pm* > > *University of Washington Husky Union Building 238* > > > > For decades community health worker programs in lower income settings have > stayed responsive to beneficiary experiences and feedback through a variety > of channels. From "spot check" phone calls from quality assurance teams, to > home visits by supervisors and more extended qualitative research, these > programs have created substantive and sustained "feedback loops" with > varying degrees of success. As digital tools become increasingly integral > to how community health programs operate, these technologies are opening up > new channels of communication with patients and families. While some > experiments are small scale, others are large: the MomConnect initiative in > South Africa has received thousands of compliments and complaints from it's > half a million+ users, and UNICEF's community empowerment platform U-Report > boasts millions of users worldwide. > > > > This talk will* explore technical, implementation and ethical challenges > related to the design and evaluation of these under-studied systems.* > Looking beyond relevant technologies (SMS, USSD, Android app supported > household surveys), the talk will also* explore implementation > challenges, the broader social and political stakes of seeking feedback, > and handling complaints with care. * While highlighting broad > opportunities for future research and development, the talk will be *grounded > in concrete case studies from the speaker's ongoing work with the > non-profit organization Medic Mobile*, whose open source toolkit is used > by more than 15,000 health workers in over 20 countries. > > > > *About the Speaker:* > > Isaac Holeman's research and design work explores the practical and moral > implications of human-centered design for global health equity. As > co-founder and research lead at Medic Mobile, he helps design, build and > study one of the world's more widely used open source software toolkits for > community health. He recently completed a PhD in innovation studies as a > Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge. He's based in Seattle and you > can find him on Twitter @isaacholeman. > > > > *For more information about mHealth Global, click **here* > <http://depts.washington.edu/gwach/mhealth-global/>*.* > > > > *Supported by* > > > > *[image: cid:image006.png@01D35FA5.9F4BE4B0]* > <https://nursing.uw.edu/research/programs/global/> > > *UW SON Center for Global Health Nursing * > > Contact h...@uw.edu for questions > > > > [image: cid:image007.png@01D35FA5.9F4BE4B0] <http://www.globalwach.org/> > Contact kpf...@uw.edu for questions > > _______________________________________________ > mHealthWG mailing list > mhealt...@u.washington.edu > http://mailman12.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/mhealthwg > > >
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